James Murphy

James appears as Lionel Fitzhugh in Penelope Fitzgerald’s THE BOOKSHOP, directed by Isabel Coixet for Zypher Films.

More recently, he filmed the role of Seán McEntee in the historical drama-documentary STATE OF FLUX for Loosehorse and RTÉ.

Television credits include the role of Ansgar in VIKINGS, directed by Ken Girotti for World 2000 & Take Five and LINE OF DUTY, directed by Michael Keillor for the BBC.

Gate Theatre appearances include Arthur in THE HEIRESS, directed by David Grindley, Larry in THE LAST SUMMER, and Gerald in A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, directed by Patrick Mason.

Abbey Theatre credits include YOU NEVER CAN TELL by George Bernard Shaw, THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR directed by Jimmy Fay and BIRDY directed by Davey Kellegher.

Further credits include the role of Jack Worthing in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Smock Alley), PHILADELPHIA HERE I COME! (The Lyric, Belfast), THE LIFE & SORT OF DEATH OF ERIC ARGYLE directed by Dan Herd (59E59, New York), THE WINTER’S TALE directed by Pat Kiernan (Corcadorca), BEE LOUD GLADE directed by Roger Gregg and TOXIC directed by Liam Halligan at Project Arts Centre.